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Grand orgue

Behind the scenes of Notre-Dame's great organ

Cultural, Guided tour, Sacred music in Bourg-en-Bresse
  • Discover the history of the Notre Dame organ as well as how it works. This 3,500-pipe instrument is sure to impress when in full play. Let yourself be told and listen.... Reservations required.

  • Originally installed in 1683, the Notre-Dame organ has undergone several restoration and cleaning campaigns. Today, 500 original pipes have been preserved. Notre-Dame has a long history: how did the church's architecture make way for this massive instrument? How does such an organ work? It's all about keyboards, zones of pipes, from the largest to the smallest, pedalboards and pull buttons. The Notre-Dame organ has great musical qualities, exploring all sonorities. What repertoire can it...
    Originally installed in 1683, the Notre-Dame organ has undergone several restoration and cleaning campaigns. Today, 500 original pipes have been preserved. Notre-Dame has a long history: how did the church's architecture make way for this massive instrument? How does such an organ work? It's all about keyboards, zones of pipes, from the largest to the smallest, pedalboards and pull buttons. The Notre-Dame organ has great musical qualities, exploring all sonorities. What repertoire can it tackle? When mechanics and technology meet music, the result is an instructive and melodious visit-demonstration. Reservations required.
Book online
Book online
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • On May 4, 2024
  • On July 6, 2024
  • Adult
    5 €
  • Reservations only via the website or at the Tourist Office counter.
  • Adult
    5 €
  • Reservations only via the website or at the Tourist Office counter.
Schedules
Schedules
  • On May 4, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
    * Meet 10 minutes before Stairs to the organ loft
  • On July 6, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
    * Meet 10 minutes before Stairs to the organ loft
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